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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Anders  Ahlqvist (IPA: /'andærs 'a:lkvist/)
Institution: University of Sydney
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State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Typology
Writing Systems
History of Linguistics
Specialty: Early Irish Language and Philology
Subject Language(s): Irish
Welsh
Welsh, Middle
Irish, Middle
Irish, Old
Welsh, Old
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications: Supplied on application.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Diversions of Galway



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